Loen Skylift brings you from the fjord to the top of Mt. Hoven (1011 m) in only 5 minutes, and is one of the steepest cable cars in the world.
Aerial Ropeway (Cable Car ) from Loen to Mt. Hoven 1011 m.a.s.l./3316 ft. Technology based on weight equalization: the one cabin goes up while the other goes down. Environmentally friendly technology.
One of the steepest cable cars in the world
Opened May 20th 2017 by Her Majesty Queen Sonja
Built by Doppelmayr Garaventa (Switzerland).
Mainly local contractors and suppliers have been used in the construction project.
Owners : Hotel Alexandra, Garaventa, Municipality of Stryn and many local businesses and private individuals. A total of around 100 shareholders.
Architects: Tore Geir Aaland and Eva Eide Koefoed. From 2018: HLM
Open all year. Open daily April-October, otherwise on weekends and Norwegian holidays. Groups all year by request/appointment.
Loen Skylift run every half hour, but continously when the number of guests increases.
Loen Skylift and the connecting buildings are handicap friendly
Time in Cable Car: 5-7 min. each way
Speed: 7 m/s
Number of cabins: 2
Capacity in each cabin: 35 persons (45+1)
Capacity pr Hour : 350 persons (462)
Highest point above ground: 173,5 meters
Closest distance from the mountain: 9 meters
Steepest point: Approx. 53 degrees
Elevation difference: 989.50 meter
Length of wire: 1524,4 meters
Diameter suspension rope: 42 mm diameter
Pulling cords: 32 mm
Normal performance main engine 400 kW